Sucralfate is used in the treatment of duodenal ulcer, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
How it Works
Sucralfate works by forming a protective coating over the ulcer. This then creates a physical barrier that protects the ulcer or raw surface from the effects of gastric acid or any other injury, allowing it to heal.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Sucralfate may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Vomiting, Upset stomach, Stomach pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Skin rash, Insomnia, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Headache, Back pain.